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Monday, Deo. 11, 19m
| 918 BROADWAY
■ Dainty, Mischievous
a J^ BP ■flflvQ * M** ■•-■•»• I
■ Kept the enormous crowds in an up
■ roar of laughter all day Sunday.
I ABSOLUTELY THE BEST PICTURE
1 IN WHICH THIS DAINTY STAR
■ HAS EVER APPEARED. S
E Other Pleasing Features.
I Don't Wait Until the Last Day. S.
E Special Children's Matinee Saturday, 9
P 11A.M. 1
t. ( A Free Treat For Each Kiddie. ?
On motion of C'onuuisaioiier
Groncii, a petition from city line
men in tIM light Ueimrti.rnt, bbU
liik for- a general inri-ase In
wapc:-. was denied by tIM council
Clroncii advised the rouncll that
Extra! SHRIINERS' Extra!
A HIGH CLASS A
»!?% VAUDEVILLE s ß h 'o gw
MOOMI SHOW OK ITS KIM) K\ IK HTAUKI) IX liflOMA
DECEMBER 14TH AND 15TH
8 SOLID ACTS BIG AS ANY SHOW
t^ No Picture*. On the Itoad.
ROIIII ARK NOW KhXMNU AT
Blieriiian-I lay Co., !»-M r.i oailu a.v.
Kreneli Drug Co., Mil. und Itroudmiy. Ilalrony 75c.
MiiKdoin Ih-iiK Co., IHli ami Itroudtvay.
Sa> iv Drag Store, M.M Pacific Aye.
Downstairs Moore's Pharmacy, N<>. 3<lth and Proctor.
UK Lincoln Park Dm Co., 00» So. :tHtli.
So. Tacomn Krug Co., 5401 So. t Tnion.
Hcoby Cixur Co., <4« Pacific Aye.
OFT Ml TICKETS KARI.Y
Beats must be reserved. Theater Ticket Office, will be open Tiien
d»y, 10 a. m., for scut reservation*) of advance ticket sales for THIS
SHOW, ltefrular Ticket Office Sule liokliim We<lne»iday.
A Long Tale Cut Short
In the Future We Will Handle Only Our Own
Closing Out Our Entire
Stock of Eastern-Made
Come In and Select One of
These Bargain Offers
"7 - - v ■^■ff bL-, ANY
-*—■ "" JH $70° Shoes for ■ $5-5°
H^^ t^P $6.00 Shoes for. . .$4.50
~^Si^s& $5.00 Shoes for... $3.75
1 '"' " $4.00 Shoes for.. .$3.00
G. J. FLANAGAN
1205 PACIFIC AVENUE
Tacoma's Only Shoe Factory
Manufacturing a Fall Lin of Men's and Boys' Shoes.
ho did not believe the linomen
were in such need of an increase
in waii's as many other employes
in his own department.
COTTON IS TUMBLING
(I niteil l'r< »n I <?.»fit Wlrr.l
NBW YORK, Doc. 11. —Cotton
hrol'e 110 to 111 points today,
the sivatest part of the downward
stampede comiim in tho last few
minutes cii trading on the cotlon
DOWN THE LINE
FOR ARMY POST
Called together by Mayor Faw
cett to begin an active campaign
for a large vote on the army post
bond issue Jan. 6, committees
made up of 75 prominent Tacoma
business men in the council cham
! bers Monday morning and made
enthusiastic plans for the elec
An educational crusade was
planned, in which Taroma speak
ers will attend mass meetings In
various towns of Pierce county
and explain the proposition fully
for the benefit of those who do
not yet understand It.
The business men went on rec
ord as bring pledged to see that
every owner of property in the
zone of 70,000 acres sought by
the government shall receive jus
tice and equity in the purchase of
their land by condemnation.
Mayor Kawcett called the busi
ness men together at 10:15. Mayor
Lucien Dean of Puyallup sat be
side him. A roll call showed that
Mark Davis' "Boosters' commit
tee" was the most largely repre
"Since this Is the biggest thing
that Tacoma has ever undertaken,
and a matter on which hinges to
a great extent our future success,
I believe it fitting that a prayer
should bo offered to God before
we begin the session," said Mayor
Rev. Frank Dyer of the First
Congregational church offered
On A. V. Love's motion. Mayor
Fawcett was named permanent
Newspaper Woman Named
Miss Rankings Secretary
il i.ii.-.l Vmm bMMM "In- i
MISSOI'LA, Mont., Dee. 11. —
Belle FcHgman, newspaper wom
an, was named today as secretary
:to Jeauette Itankin, America's
i first feminine member of con
| gnm. •
.Miss Feligraan was formerly
edltAr of the Montana Progres
She went to work Immediately
sortiiiß thousands of letters from
suffrage l^adem throughout the
country, which keep on arriving
Miss Kankin cannot attempt to
CAN'T BRING HER
MUMMY WITH HER
MI-vS MAIMiAKI I KMBIIV
( \rn<ini|irr KnterprlM Asmorlatlon)
g\N FriANCISCO, Dec. 11. —
Miss Margaret Kmbry of Ixmis
ville, Ky., wlio recently returned
from Yokohama. Tourlug the
Orient, she purchased what is said
to he an Egyptian mummy prince,
s,fiQo years old. Custom officials
oliiectcd to transportation of his
former highness and he mill re
poses at Yokohama awaiting ship
WOMAN MAY CAUSE
THOS. W. AND MRS. GRKGORY.
Mrs. Gregory may cause a
change in President Wilson's
cabinet by the resignation of her
husband as attorney general. It
Is said Bhe asked her huuband to
resign bo she may go back to her
THE TACOMA TIMES.
chairman uf all committees in
charge of the army post idea, and
Mark Davis was elected permanent
Mayor Fawcett declared that
during the entire past week that
he had been working on the army
post plan . he had only heard <>/
10 persons who were opposed ( >
Fair Play Promised.
R. D. Sprague, a rancher who
lives in the American lake region,
and whose place will be needed
by the government, wanted to
know whether his ranch and those
of his neighbors would lie confis
cated. He said he was willing to
get out if he could receive a fair
price. On motion of Ed Walsh,
the business men unanimously
pledged themselves to see to it
that everyone in the army post
zone receives justice and fair
It was explained that the im
proved property would not be con
demned, anyway, if the owners
did n«t \s i -.i it) dispose of it.
C. A. Short presented a resolu
tion from the Royal Arcanum
lodge, unanimously endorsing the
army post plan.
R. W. Culver of Milton asked
for a speaker at a mass meeting
Saturday night, who could ex
plain the army post proposition
to the people of Milton.
Rev. J. C. Reed of Kapowsln
said that the Kapowsin voters
would like to hear a npoaker at a
mass meeting tomorrow night.
Mayor Fawcott promised to have
speakers on hand.
answer all of them.
Proposals of marriage have
come in such vatst numbers taht
they no longer create any excite
Scores of billets de luxe, have
gone Into the fire-place.
Miss Rankin is spending all her
time In her study, drafting bills
which she will Introduce at the
next session of congress.
It to understood that national
child labor, universal vocational
education and national suffrage
measures are to be among the
II Mil •■! I'rrw l.ril-nl Wire.)
yAMTILLA, Ore., Dec. 11.—
Laura Starrher, newly elected
woman mayor of Umatilla, and
six feminine city officials who
beat the men's ticket, nearly lost
their jobs, it was learned today,
when the men who still run the
municipal government forgot to
canvass the votes within the four
Had the time expired, the wom
an mayor and her sister politi
cians would have been disquali
Mayor Starcher, husband of the
mayor-elect, was eating dinner I
Saturday night whth he thought
of It. Leaping to his fet, ho rush
ed frantically out, scurried around
town, threatened, pleaded, coaxed,
got the council together and saved
the situation at the last minute.
"If we had let the women he
disqualified," said Starcher, "I
would never have gone home
again. The world wouldn't have
been big enough to hold us pres
ent officials. It would be no use
to explain that we forgot. That
would only make it worse."
The new mayor takes office
B HOUR LAW CASE
IS SET FOR JAN. 8
i li.iii-d Frnn I.eaaed Wire.)
WASHINGTON. D, C, Dec. 11.
—The 11. S. supreme court will
hear arguments in the Adumson
eight hour law test case, Jan. 8.
The court set the date today when
government lawyers asked that
the easn be expedited as much as
triaij is poMforan
No testimony was taken Mon
day in the trial of the 13 alleged
North River "night riders," which
began last week In the federal
court. Monday was motion day
and the trial was postponed until
(United Praia I.enncil Wire.)
PKTERBORO, Ont., Dec. 11.—
Three or four employes dead, 17
injured and the almost total de
struction of the Quaker Oats Co.
plant, with property damage of at
lease 12,000,000, wa« the sum
mary of loss at 1:30 today of one
of the most disastrous fires in the |
history of this city.
The county court booM was on j
fire at that hoar-Mid may be to
The factory was in full opera
tion when an explosion, crui.-;<-d, it
is said ,by spontaneous e>:'>ti;-'
tion, blew out the walls of » por
tion Of the plant. Many emnla;u3. ■
men and girls, were buried in the i
Louis 11. Ilean, manager for the Tacoma Hallway & Power
Co., the Puget Sound Klectric C.0., Pacific Traction Co. and Pa
cific Traction, Light & Power Co., was born in Monroe county
Georgia, in 187S and was educated In the schools of Atlanta.
He entered the wholesale dry goods business In 1890. Four
years later lie affiliated himself with the Georgia Railroad &
Electric Co., and two yenrs later went Into the employ of the
General Klectric Co.
In 1 sft7 he came to Seattle in the employ of Stone & Webster.
He was transferred to Bellingbam, and in 1910 to Tacoma. He
was married in 1!)05.
Mr. Bean is a member of the Union and Commercial clubs
of Tacoma, Rainier club of Seattle, and the Rocky Mountain club
of New York.
Today's War Moves
Greece occupied most interest
among Kuropeau diplomatists and
militarist! today. Apparently the
allies have served an ultimatum
on the king, demanding complete
demobilization and In the jnean
time the monarch is attempting
to communicate with linrlin. He
has lodged protest against the al
In Rumunla Berlin claims con
tinued advance of the Teutonic
columns, despite nnfavorahfo
weather with capture of thousands
of prisoners. Petrograd claimed
a rtictpure by Rumanians of a po
sition they had lots Saturday on
the road from Poesti to Mizilu.
Sofia said BvtftriU forces had
crossed the Danube near Silistria
and captured the Rumanian town
of Kiilapasi. Taking of tho west
ern bridgehead at C'ernavoda was
also reported in this statement.
Hoth Petrograd and Berlin re
ports indicate bitter fighting still
in progress along the Carpathians.
"Severe failure" was the lan
guage Berlin made use of in de
scribing unsuccessful Franco-Sor
| bian attacks on the Macedonian
front. Sofia said the enemy had
been forced back several hundred
feet west of Sudohol.
The weather is still bad along
HAS RAE TANZER'S OLIVER BEEN FOUND? J
$50,000 LOVE SUIT MAY BE UNTANGLED 1
NRW YORK, Dec. 11.—Rao
Tbuht, pretty factory girl, has
| hopes today that the Oliver Os
| Inline nrrrsted In Chicago is the
Oliver Osliorne she has been look
laj for for MOM thau a year and
that she at la;->t may collect about
';"i('." n 0 In one of the most tan
-1 ' retch of promise suits in
r"»T»x*r srod James W. Oa
i borne, former United States at
tuiuLv, lor j.id.OOO, charging he
the western front. Paris report!
intermittent firing. Herlin claim
ed destruction of parts of trench
positions by mining operations.
ii i.i!.,i l*re*« Kenned Wire.)
PORT!,AM), Ore., Dec. 11. -
Several of Oregon's biggest poul
try ranches are in Imminent dan
ger of being forced out of liusi-
MM today by the housewives'
boycott on eggs. Frantic letters
are being received by big dealers
and market experts asking for re
(I liK.-.l I'rena I.eliNfri Wire.)
SAN niANCMCO, DM. 11. -■
Infantile pnralysls Is spreading,
according to a report issued to
day by the city health department.
(I til.-.I l*r<><4* I.ciini'il Wire.)
PITTBBURO, Pa., Dec. 11. —
Jnmt's Keed, 20, believed to be a
German, was arrested today in
connection with the explosion at
the Fort Pitt works of the Aetna
Chemical Co., which cost three
was the Oliver Oshorno who prom
lned to marry her. It wbh shown
lumps W. was not the man, and
a number of other Oliver Os
l>orne!< cropped up in the case. All
were rejected l>y the pretty girl.
Phe said none was the right Oli
Now the Chicago police say
Charles H. Wax. arrested by
the;n, has confessed he is the Oli
ver Oaborne Miss Tanzer has beea
BROADWAY SALES BOOTH A
Qreat gales Qf Jewelry
25£ 50£ 752 98£
HUNDREDS AND HUNDREDS of pieces of
Jewelry and Silverware included —staples
as well as Gift Novelties. All put up in attrac
tive Christmas boxes ready for gift presentation,
if you so request.
—Mi .m<lm:i) sailr-. Booth A
lIItOAinVAY HA IIS r.ooni it
THOUSANDS AND THOUSANDS of sheer
Kerchiefs and we shall need them all to sup
ply the Christmas demands in this store. The
reason we know we shall need them is that the
Rhodes Handkerchiefs this year are such won
derfully dainty and good values for their prices.
You'll appreciate how very true this is when you
see the exceptionally pretty ones we're offering
on Broadway Sales Booth B tomorrow at
sc, 10,15 c, 19c and 24c
—Itrondwny Salt's Itootll I!
THIS TUESDAY SALE involves Warner
style E9o4—a new model which features the
newest incurve waist. This model has a rather
low bust, medium skirt and each garment has six
stout hose supporters. The garment has a satin
finish. All sizes, of course. Reduced one half
for a big day's selling Tuesday— <JJ»*} A/\
extra special at ty&*\J\J
fiold $wing frames
fixtra gpecial &t $^39
AN EXTRA SPECIAL SALE of fine gold bur
nished Swing Photo Frames on stands. This
is a fine artistic frame at the lowest price we
have seen offered this year. We can't picture
its extraordinary value and beauty in mere words
—you must see it to really appreciate what we
are offering. Sizes range from 4x6 up to 10x14
inches. Take you choice Tuesday (!!• -|
in the Picture Department at
By the way—if You Have Pictures to be Framed
for Christmas Better Get Your Order in Now.
— —Broadway Kloor
STILL TIME TO MAKE
GIFTS OF PRACTICAL USE
OUR LINEN AND WASH GOODS SECTION
is brim full of materials for fashioning of
useful and practical Christmas Gifts—
W hiio Art Linena, .10c to $2.93 yard.
Hurst Towling, 850 to 91.(N) yard.
Natural Art Linen*, •_■<«• to s_\.-.n > .ml.
Fancy Itath Towel*. 20c to *1.!23 each.
I'ilh.w In limn, HOc to $1.05 yard.
Gift Boxed Bath Towel Sets
They are shown in an excellent array of colors
and styles and range in* prices from $1.65 to
GIVE LUNCHEON NAPKINS
$2.19 FOR SIX
All linen Luncheon Napkins, narrow hemstitched
hem—neat design embroidered in one corner—
one pattern only—on sale Tuesday tiyy «| /v
while nine lots last at, per set of SIX. SP^» J--*
Other Luncheon Napkins at $4.00 to $17.50 per
Give Lace Trimmed Runners
Very Special 49c Each
A wonderful variety of lace trimmed runners—
very specially reduced for Tuesday's AQ/%
selling only at, each T"3r C
—Klcvcntli Htreet Moor
~ Rhodes jjrothers ~
A. "&£s&*** Qm'stmas $tore* jl